Elastomer Engineer / Chemist

Location:New Jersey
Salary:70K - 75K
Relocation:No
Travel:No
Contact:
Ted Fabec
tfabec@midlandconsultants.com
P: (440) 971-0687
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Function:

Job Description

Our client, a leading manufacturer of silicone mechanical sealing products, EMI shielding and thermal interface materials, has an opening for an Elastomer Engineer/Chemist to document, test, develop, and assign company formulations and compounds in accordance with company and customer requirements. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Establish, document, control and distribute material formulations
  • Designate the formulation necessary to meet the customer and/or specification requirements.
  • Perform necessary compliance testing to ensure final products meet the customer and/or specification requirements.
  • Manage and maintain all lab certifications and approvals.
  • Utilize lab equipment to perform tests to perform physical tests on compounds (tensile, durometer, compression set, etc.)
  • Improve processes and formulations as part of the Quality Management System.
  • Interface with Purchasing to maintain necessary inventory of raw materials to meet volume demands of our customers.
  • Implement established processes, procedures, and work instructions as established within the company Quality Management System.
  • Prepare material testing on samples in support of production, product development, material characterization and corrective action control.

Requirements:

Job Requirements

  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this opportunity.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • 3-5 years’ experience in silicone/rubber industry
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of proper use of measuring tools/gauges
  • Understanding of technical drawings and specifications
  • Excellent communication and math skills